Being a full time consultant is wonderful – I have the opportunity to work with hundreds of interesting clients, tackle unusual and cutting edge projects, and yes, get paid for it. But there is a drawback – although I’m in contact with dozens of people every week via phone, email, Skype, and Twitter, I don’t actually see them. I’m here in Iowa, and they’re…well, all over the world.
Conferences are a great way to see your colleagues and…Continue
Over the last few months I have posted numerous posts about staffing matrixes. The main point was to not over analyze or get so caught up in the different stats and matrixes that you forget the who, what , when , how and why of the numbers. Well there is…Continue
If you have been around the HR & Recruiting blogosphere long enough (or been to enough conference booths) you’ve probably heard about Talent Networks or Talent Communities. Both were born out of the concept that every recruitment or sourcing campaign you run should not only be about finding applicants for a specific job but also be about building a collection of talent that you can engage with and leverage when recruiting for future positions. And while both aim to achieve this same…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 24, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
“Social Recruiting – Social recruiting is when companies and recruiters use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and and other social media sites to source and recruit candidates for employment.”
You can always count on About.com for the most simplistic definition for everything in life. Thanks to CEO Stewie Griffin and CFO Elmo, we now know the true essence of this…Continue
When is a Metrics not a Metrics?!!!!
Please remember to go back and reread the four part series I did on metrics some added context into some of the things I…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 11, 2011 at 11:19pm — No Comments
The Staffing Metric System..Metrics in a New Light!!!!
So I previously did a 4 part posting on Metrics. Here I wanted to explain what I call the “Staffing…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on January 5, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Metrics' for ROI
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 9, 2010 at 7:20pm — No Comments
Metrics for learning!!
So in the 2nd part of this 4…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 3, 2010 at 12:28am — No Comments
Metrics based goals- made simple- what you really need!!…
Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.
I was flipping through the channels last night and I came across Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Every week…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on September 2, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments
The mobile and social Web spaces interest me to no end. I can sit in front of a computer for hours reading about new innovative…Continue
Added by David Michael Hennessy on August 20, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments
Does counting keywords fill positions? Is measuring frequency of relevant keywords within a resume an accurate means of evaluating talent? Do top applicants slip through the cracks because recruiters are relying heavily on seeking out buzzwords which may be lacking on a resume?
I decided to answer these question myself by going through my last 15 placement/hire stats and analyzing the results from within the ResuWe Applicant Tracking…
Added by Jeff Schwartzman on August 18, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on May 10, 2010 at 9:09am — No Comments
Oh, to be the new kid on the block! Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of social media are experiencing that thrill – they’re new, exciting, and can do no wrong.
A while back, job boards were the new kids. No more messy newsprint, no more limits on ad length, immediate results – what was not to like? Recruiters flocked to job boards and, in the process,
made many boards very profitable.
But things have changed. Job boards are old news, like those ugly,…Continue
Added by Jeremy S on August 28, 2009 at 10:47am — No Comments